Jack Matthews Brown, 95, passed away on Friday, Sept. 13. He was born Feb. 12, 1918 in Grantsville to Jasper Dearden and Ada Elizabeth Matthews Brown. While growing up in Grantsville, Jack worked on the Brown’s Ranch in Skull Valley learning a great work ethic from his father and brothers. Hard work never hurt anybody. Jack graduated from Grantsville High School in 1936. He attended Utah State University for one year before being drafted into the Army to serve his country in World War II. He served from May 1942 until he was honorably discharged in Dec. 1945. He married Donna Jean Koford on Oct. 26, 1947, and their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on Sept. 3, 1954. Jack was a farmer and made a living for his family with his dairy, working alongside his two sons. In 1978, he moved his dairy to Weiser, Idaho, where he continued to milk until 1998. Jack served on the State Farm Bureau Board and was also the Tooele County Farm Bureau President. He served as President of the Grantsville South Willow Irrigation Company, and devoted countless hours on the Grantsville City Council. He loved politics and was actively involved with the Republican Party. He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served in many positions. Jack and Donna are the parents of three children: Greg (Donna), Gary (Ann), both of Weiser, Idaho, and Denise (Todd) Fawson of Grantsville. They also have 12 grandchildren, and 28 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Beth, and three brothers; J. Keith, R. Maurice, and Quinten J. He is survived by one sister, Rachel Smith. Funeral services for Jack will be Wednesday, Sept. 18 at noon in the Clark/2nd Ward LDS chapel located 81 N. Church St., Grantsville. Visitation Tuesday Sept. 17, from 6-8 p.m. at the same building, and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Interment in the Grantsville City Cemetery with Military Honors. Service entrusted with Didericksen Memorial.